Are these sentences OK? I wish someone had filmed it. I wish someone had been filming it. I wish I had taken it. (a photo)
Nov 3, 2018 6:01 PM
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In most cases, to be more accurate, you would say “I wish somebody took a VIDEO of it.” Very rarely do people use film anymore. They usually recorded it to a SD card. They record to flash memory. In which case, flash memory is not film . Actual action is to make a video. They are not making a film.
November 3, 2018
A generic verb you can use is record. You could make a recording either by film or video. That implies a moving picture. However, record could also mean voice or photo ( usually not photo. Although you can record an event through photography)
November 3, 2018
The first two are fine. The third must be, "I wish I had taken a photo [of it]."
November 3, 2018
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